Community Development: The Resource Basket Team
We are a team of professionals devoted to improving the lives of Alaska’s youth.
About Eva Gregg
Eva Gregg is a mother of four children and grandmother to two grandsons. Originally from Kotzebue, she moved to Anchorage and earned a Bachelor’s of Social Work. She is an active member of the Anchorage Northern Lights Dancers and have been dancing for six years. Eva has a love of beading and cooking big dinners for birthdays, holidays and traditional occasions. She is indigenous all day long!
About Iva Karoly-Lister
Iva is excited to join RurAL CAP as a Wellness Coordinator working on the Sacred Beginnings and Youth Development and Culture Grants programs. She was raised by women in Fairbanks and Anchorage. In the last couple years, Iva has been working toward a Masters degree in Arctic and Northern Studies at UAF. She is passionate about shaping a more sustainable future through supporting Indigenous-led collective efforts to transition from extractive to regenerative economies. In the summer, she enjoys laughing with her sister, going on walks with her dog, and watching the plants grow.
About Kimberly Martus
Kimberly has lived and worked in rural and urban Alaska since 1977. She earned a juris doctorate (J.D) degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 1993 and a B.A degree in Native American Studies from The Evergreen State College in 1985. She is a mother to two grown sons and a grandmother of three. Kimberly has a longstanding commitment and passion for tribal justice and has actively provided tribal court assessments, training, planning, code-writing and other technical services to Alaska Tribes since 1995. She is a certified Tribal Healing to Wellness Court trainer and has other specialized experience representing indigenous children, troubled youth and Tribes in both state and tribal courts. Kimberly has served as a tribal court judge and as an associate justice. She has worked as a prisoner reentry program manager, tribal court administrator and as an Assistant Professor at the University of Alaska teaching federal Indian law and justice studies.
About Laura Knapp
Laura Knapp is a proud Alaskan and an avid world traveler. Since 2010, she has taught Microsoft programs and networking platforms to young impoverished women of Cameroon Africa, inspiring them to become self-sustaining entrepreneurs. With her background experience in cultural-economic development, nutrition, and web skills, she is excited to work at RurAL CAP in supporting their ongoing vision in the preservation of healthy Alaskan Native families.
About Joie Millett
Joie Millett was born in Kotzebue and raised in Unalakleet. She has three boys that keep her busy and constantly entertained. Joie has worked at RurAL CAP for 16 of the last 18 years and is committed to its vision of “Healthy People, Sustainable Communities, Vibrant Cultures.” She provides overall supervision and leadership of the Resource Basket.
The Resource Basket